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The Day the Men Went to Town: 16 Stories by Women From Cape Breton

The Day the Men Went to Town: 16 Stories by Women From Cape Breton

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Published On
1999
ISBN
1895415438
ISBN13
9781895415438
16 short stories by women who have a significant attachment to Cape Breton. Many weren't born here and about half don't write about Cape Breton. The stories are about fisherwomen and aliens from space, the pognancy of family life and tragedy in the coal mines--and several approaches to love. Many o ...more

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Ann-Marie MacDonald is a Canadian playwright, novelist, actor and broadcast journalist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. The daughter of a member of Canada's military, she was born at an air force base near Baden-Baden, West Germany.

MacDonald won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for her first novel, Fall on Your Knees, which was also named to Oprah Winfrey's Book Club.

She received the Governor General's Award for Literary Merit, the Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award and t
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